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From the Managers Desk

The Pacific delegation had a strong representation at the 2001 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction which was held in Geneva, Switzerland from 8th – 13th May. In this issue we provide you with a few of the country statements that were presented at the Platform.

On the ‘home front’ the work on Joint National Action Plans for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management (JNAP) continue to gain momentum. Recently, the initial request from Tuvalu for SOPAC and SPREP support to develop a Climate Change Policy has blossomed into a full blown JNAP exercise.

We have the latest on this and other happenings within. Enjoy!

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Mosese Sikivou
Deputy Director - Disaster Reduction Programme